Recurring subject: Goo removal
jfoust at threedee.com
Wed Jan 27 11:58:48 CST 2010
At 11:48 AM 1/27/2010, Chuck Guzis wrote:
>On 27 Jan 2010 at 17:45, Jochen Kunz wrote:
>> Yes. Actually fuel / gas / gasoline / petrol (The stuff that you fill
>> into your car at the gas station.) is called "Benzin" in german. (I
>> think Diesel is called Diesel everywhere.) The stuff that you use for
>> cleaning is called "washing benzine" (word to word translation) in
>> german. It is a lighter fraction of crude oil then gasoline. --
>Otherwise known as "white gas" here in the U.S., or--wait for it--
>Coleman Stove fuel:
>Which is where we started. It's not bad, but I had better results
>with lamp oil/kerosene/paraffin oil.
Speaking of washing, all this talk of naptha made me think of Fels-Naptha soap,
which I was surprised to learn contains Stoddard solvent.
At http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naptha , there's a picture of Coleman camp fuel.
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